Thursday, March 16, 2006

Shut Up and Live

They sat laughing at each other, but once their laughter died down their gaze turned to a more serious one. He looked at her with an intensity that made her heart skip a beat. She felt herself blush and looked away. He cleared his throat and asked her if she was ready to leave.

Once they were at her house, their eyes met again. They stood still holding their eye contact for what seemed like forever until he finally moved closer to her. She took a step forward and he slowly lowered his head. She could feel his soft lips capture hers as their lips met in a gentle kiss. She slowly pulled back but he remained where he was. He swallowed the lump in his throat and straightened back up.

“Goodnight,” he said in a hazy voice, turning to walk down her steps...

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